Monday, April 22, 2019

Pg. 99: Greg Beckett's "There Is No More Haiti"

Featured at the Page 99 Test: There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince by Greg Beckett.

About the book, from the publisher:
This is not just another book about crisis in Haiti. This book is about what it feels like to live and die with a crisis that never seems to end. It is about the experience of living amid the ruins of ecological devastation, economic collapse, political upheaval, violence, and humanitarian disaster. It is about how catastrophic events and political and economic forces shape the most intimate aspects of everyday life. In this gripping account, anthropologist Greg Beckett offers a stunning ethnographic portrait of ordinary people struggling to survive in Port-au-Prince in the twenty-first century. Drawing on over a decade of research, There Is No More Haiti builds on stories of death and rebirth to powerfully reframe the narrative of a country in crisis. It is essential reading for anyone interested in Haiti today.
Learn more about There Is No More Haiti at the University of California Press website.

The Page 99 Test: There Is No More Haiti.

--Marshal Zeringue